The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Project System (PS)
Rank 537 516 486
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -30
Contract jobs citing SAP PS 18 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.040% 0.053%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.44% 0.45% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +34.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £405 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £579 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £475 £373
% change year-on-year
-14.21% +27.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4098 3957 3540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.86% 8.89% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2119 1793
Average daily rate £429 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 62 55
Average hourly rate £31.50 £30.42 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £15.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £55.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

SAP PS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PS Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAP PS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PS across the England region.

SAP PS Daily Rate Trend in England

SAP PS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SAP PS Daily Rate Histogram in England

SAP PS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PS across the England region.

SAP PS Hourly Rate Trend in England

SAP PS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 9 £531 +1.19%
East of England +1 5 - - 1
South East -20 1 £365 -
SAP PS
UK

SAP PS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP PS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PS.

1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (40.38%) Primavera
3 17 (32.69%) GAP Analysis
4 15 (28.85%) Finance
5 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (21.15%) Project Planning
7 10 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) Critical Path Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
7 10 (19.23%) Cognos
7 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
7 10 (19.23%) WebLogic
7 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (17.31%) ERP
9 7 (13.46%) SAP FI
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle
9 7 (13.46%) Document Management
9 7 (13.46%) Billing
9 7 (13.46%) Investment Management
10 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
10 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (11.54%) Logistics
10 6 (11.54%) SAP CO
11 5 (9.62%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (9.62%) Military
11 5 (9.62%) Degree
11 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports

SAP PS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SAP PS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
1 10 (19.23%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SAP FI
2 6 (11.54%) SAP CO
3 5 (9.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (7.69%) SAP SD
5 3 (5.77%) SAP PP
5 3 (5.77%) SAP CS
5 3 (5.77%) SAP PM
6 2 (3.85%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.92%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (1.92%) SAP SM
7 1 (1.92%) Teamcenter
7 1 (1.92%) SAP FI-CA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.46%) Billing
4 5 (9.62%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Consultant
2 26 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 22 (42.31%) SAP PS Consultant
4 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Project Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) SAP SD Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) SAP PM Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Developer
7 1 (1.92%) SAP CO Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) GAP Analysis
2 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (21.15%) Project Planning
4 10 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (19.23%) Critical Path Analysis
4 10 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (17.31%) ERP
6 7 (13.46%) Document Management
6 7 (13.46%) Investment Management
7 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
7 6 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (11.54%) Logistics
8 3 (5.77%) Workflow
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Coaching
10 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.92%) Demand Management
10 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) SAP
2 21 (40.38%) Primavera
3 10 (19.23%) Cognos
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle
5 4 (7.69%) Progress
6 1 (1.92%) Business Objects